Gastrocnemius sentence example
This portion, morphologically the original, was named the " accessory semitendinosus " with the symbol Y; the other portion descends on the hinder aspect of the leg and joins the fascia of the inner femoral head of the gastrocnemius muscle.
When you exercise your calves, you are conditioning two muscles, the gastrocnemius and the soleus.
The gastrocnemius is the large visible muscle on the back of your lower leg.
The soleus lies underneath the gastrocnemius, the workhorse of your calf.
The gastrocnemius and the soleus combine to form the calve muscles, running between your knee and your heel.Advertisement